Kilsby and Crick railway station

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Kilsby and Crick
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The site of the station in 2001.
Location
Place Kilsby and Crick
Area Daventry
Operations
Original company London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 December 1881 Station opens
1 February 1960 Station closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
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Kilsby and Crick was a railway station on the Northampton Loop Line serving the villages of Kilsby and Crick in Northamptonshire. It was located to the eastern side of where the railway crossed the A5 road at the site now occupied by the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal. It was located some distance from the villages it was named after, especially Crick which was several miles away.

The station was opened along with the line in 1881, by the London and North Western Railway which became part of the London Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923. The line then passed on to the London Midland Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948.

The station closed to passengers on 1 February 1960 and to goods on 6 July 1964. Most of the station was demolished, but part of the goods platform to the west of the A5 still survives.


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Rugby
Line and station open
  London and North Western Railway
Northampton Loop
  Long Buckby
Line and station open

References[edit]

  • The Last Days Of Steam In Northamptonshire, by John M.C. Healy (1989) ISBN 0-86299-613-9

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Coordinates: 52°20′55″N 1°10′23″W / 52.3487°N 1.1730°W / 52.3487; -1.1730